Monday, February 24, 2020

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Charlie Siem – Vieuxtemps Violin Concerto No.5 [LIVE]

British violinist and model Charlie Siem performing Vieuxtemps’ Violin Concerto No. 5 in A Minor. Recorded live on April 13th, 2013 - with conductor Michal...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Artist Bomsori Kim & ChangYoung Shin – Ravel Violin Sonata No. 2 [2018]

South Korean VC Artist Bomsori Kim and pianist ChangYoung Shin performing Ravel's Violin Sonata No. 2. Recorded live earlier this week at New York's WQXR's...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Menuhin/Karajan – Mozart Violin Concerto No. 5 [VIDEO]

American-British virtuoso Yehudi Menuhin performing Mozart's Violin Concerto No. 5 in A Major. Recorded with conductor Herbert von Karajan and the Vienna Symphony. YEHUDI MENUHIN |...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Benjamin Marquise Gilmore – 2015 Hannover Comp 4th Prize [VIDEO]

27 year old violinist from the Netherlands/United States Benjamin Marquise Gilmore‘s 4th prize winning performance of Beethoven Violin Concerto – in the Final of the 2015 Joseph...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Daishin Kashimoto – Saint-Saëns Violin Concerto No. 3 [2018]

Berlin Philharmonic 1st Concertmaster, Daishin Kashimoto from Japan performing Saint-Saëns Violin Concerto No. 3 in B Minor - with conductor Paavo Järvi and the NHK Symphony...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Leia Zhu – ‘Schindler’s List’, October 2016, 9 Years Old [VIDEO]

9 year old British violinist Leia Zhu performing John Williams' 'Theme from Schindler's List' - with pianist Hannah Quinn. Recorded live on October 15th, 2016 at the Newcastle...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Bruce Dukov, Paganini/Wieniawski ‘Happy Birthday’ Violin Duet

American composer and violinist Bruce Dukov performing his own original arrangement of "Variations on a Birthday Theme In the Style of Paganini & Wieniawski...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Violinist Bronislaw Huberman – Mozart Violin Concerto No. 3 [1934 ARCHIVAL]

Never-before-uploaded 1934 archival audio recording of legendary Polish violinist Bronislaw Huberman performing Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 3 in G Major – with conductor Issay Dobroven and...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | James Ehnes – ‘Allegro Assai’ from Bach’s C Major Solo Sonata [2018]

Canadian violin virtuoso James Ehnes performing the Allegro Assai from Bach's Solo Violin Sonata No. 3 in C Major. Recorded as an encore performance on the...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Rare New Recording – ‘Capriccio for 3 Violins’ by Friedrich Hermann [VIDEO]

Rare new performance of 'Capriccio for 3 Violins', composed in 1856 by German classicist Friedrich Hermann. Performed by international prize winners, 22 year old Jiyoon...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Young Artist Paul Huang & Alessio Bax – Respighi Violin Sonata [2017]

Taiwanese-American VC Artist Paul Huang and Italian pianist Alessio Bax performing Respighi's Violin Sonata in B Minor. Recorded live with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center –...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Anne-Sophie Mutter – Sibelius Violin Concerto, 2015 [VIDEO]

Live video recording of Anne-Sophie Mutter performing Sibelius Violin Concerto - with conductor Andris Nelsons and the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. Recorded live at the Concertgebouw,...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Violinist Jinjoo Cho – Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto [2018]

South Korean violin virtuoso Jinjoo Cho performing Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto - with conductor Shi-Yeon Sung and the Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra. Recorded live at the 2018 Korean Independence...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Artist Charles Yang – Arr. Sam Cooke’s ‘A Change is Gonna Come’, 2016 [VIDEO]

VC Artist Charles Yang and pianist Peter Dugan performing an original violin, piano and vocal arrangement of Sam Cooke's legendary 'A Change is Gonna Come'. Recorded...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Young Artist Richard Lin – 2016 Wieniawski Comp 5th Prize [VIDEO]

25 year old VC Young Artist Richard Lin's 5th prize winning performances – in the Final of the 2016 Henryk Wieniawski International Violin Competition, in Poznań, Poland. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lA6B5UQbznI&showinfo=0&autohide=1 RICHARD...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Simply Three – ‘God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen’ [ROCK ON]

Electrifying violin, cello and bass trio, Simply Three present a new take on the Christmas classic ‘God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen’. SIMPLY THREE | GOD...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Rising Star Kevin Zhu – Paganini Violin Concerto No. 1, 2016 [VIDEO]

15 year old VC Rising Star Kevin Zhu, from the United States performing Paganini's Violin Concerto No. 1 in D Major - with conductor Tomas Djupsjobacka and...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Ray Chen Visits The Violin Studio, Brisbane Australia [VIDEO]

Interesting fly-on-the-wall short video, filmed by Musica Viva, of Australian violinist VC 'Young Artist' Ray Chen stopping by to visit stringed instrument maker Olaf Grawert at the The Violin Studio,...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Steven Isserlis & Peter Evans – Beethoven’s Cello Sonata No. 4 [VIDEO]

Archival vintage VHS footage of cellist Steven Isserlis and pianist Peter Evans performing Beethoven's Cello Sonata No. 4, Op. 102, No. 1. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UULi-0WWy2M&showinfo=0&autohide=1 STEVEN ISSERLIS & PETER...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Violinist Janine Jansen – Sibelius Violin Concerto [2019]

Superstar Dutch violinist Janine Jansen performing Sibelius Violin Concerto - with conductor Christoph Eschenbach and the SWR Symphonieorchester. Recorded live on the 10th of May,...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Maxim Vengerov – Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto, 1993, 18 Years Old [VIDEO]

Never-before-uploaded archival performance of the then 18 year old Maxim Vengerov performing Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto - with conductor Yuri Temirkanov & Saint Petersburg Philharmonic. Recorded...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Nathan Meltzer – 2017 Windsor Festival String Competition 1st Prize [VIDEO]

16 year old American violinist Nathan Meltzer‘s 1st prize winning performance – in the Final of the 2017 Windsor Festival International String Competition. Recorded live...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Janine Jansen – Bruch Violin Concerto, Concertgebouw [2018]

Dutch violin virtuoso Janine Jansen performing Bruch’s Violin Concerto No. 1 in G Minor - with conductor Daniele Gatti and the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. Recorded...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Anne-Sophie Mutter – Mozart Violin Concerto No.2, 2006 [VIDEO]

German violin virtuoso Anne-Sophie Mutter performing and conducting Mozart's 'Violin Concerto No. 2 in D Major' - with the Camerata Salzburg Orchestra. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mZAFo23zpZE&showinfo=0&autohide=1 ANNE-SOPHIE MUTTER |...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Julian Rachlin – Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto, 20 Years old [1995]

Never-before-uploaded archival performance of the then 20 year old violinist Julian Rachlin performing Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto - with conductor Lorin Maazel and the Pittsburgh...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Charlie Siem – Bruch Violin Concerto, August 2017 [VIDEO]

British violinist and fashion model Charlie Siem performing Bruch's Violin Concerto No. 1 in G Minor - with conductor Zubin Mehta and the Israel Philharmonic...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | David Garrett – Mendelssohn Violin Concerto, 1997, Aged 18

German pop-crossover violinist David Garrett performing Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in E Minor - with conductor Herbert Blomstedt and the Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra. Recorded in 1997...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Jevgenijs Cepoveckis – Michael Hill Violin Comp, 3rd Prize [2019]

23-year-old Latvian violinist Jevgenijs Cepovecki‘s 3rd prize-winning performance in the Final of the 2019 Michael Hill International Violin Competition. Recorded live on the 8th of June...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Young Artist Brannon Cho & Dina Vainshtein – Beethoven Cello Sonata No. 5 [2018]

American cellist, VC Young Artist Brannon Cho and pianist Dina Vainshtein performing Beethoven's Cello Sonata No. 5 in D Major. Recorded live on the 11th...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Nikolaj Znaider – Beethoven Violin Concerto, September 2016 [VIDEO]

Violinist Nikolaj Znaider performing Beethoven's Violin Concerto - with conductor Yuri Temirkanov and the Saint Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra. Recorded live on September 2nd, 2016 -...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Kairos Quartet – Fischoff Chamber Music Comp, Junior String 1st Prize [2018]

The Music Institute of Chicago-based Kairos String Quartet's Junior String division 1st prize-winning performance - at the 45th Annual 2018 Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition. Comprising violinists and...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | TwoSet Violin – “The 21 Types of Orchestral Players” [ROFL]

Australian funsters TwoSet Violin demonstrate ... the 21 types of orchestral players you'll come to encounter ... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QkklAQLhnQY

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Gidon Kremer & Martha Argerich – Schumann Sonata No.2, 1994 [VIDEO]

Incredible never-before-uploaded 1994 archival performance of violinist Gidon Kremer and pianist Martha Argerich performing Schumann's Violin Sonata No. 2 in D Minor. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WeTWFFOw71s&showinfo=0&autohide=1 GIDON KREMER & MARTHA ARGERICH...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Pinchas Zukerman & Amanda Forsyth – Brahms Double Concerto [2017]

2017 performance of violinist Pinchas Zukerman and cellist Amanda Forsyth performing Brahms’ Double Concerto for Violin and Cello in A Minor – with conductor...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Ida Haendel – Saint-Saëns Violin Concerto No. 3, Proms Festival [1989]

Never-before-uploaded 1989 archival footage of luminary violinist Ida Haendel performing Saint-Saëns’ Violin Concerto No. 3 in B Minor - with conductor John Pritchard and...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Steven Isserlis – Haydn Cello Concerto No. 1, Live 2015 [VIDEO]

British cello virtuoso Steven Isserlis performing Haydn’s Cello Concerto No. 1 in C Major. Recorded live with leader Anthony Marwood and the Norwegian Chamber Orchestra...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Shihan Wang – il Piccolo Violino Magico International Competition, 3rd Prize [2018]

13-year-old Shihan Wang‘s 3rd prize-winning performance – in the Final of the 2018 il Piccolo Violino Magico International Competition, in San Vito al Tagliamento, Italy. Recorded live...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Emerson String Quartet – Mozart’s String Quartet No. 16 [1991]

Never-before-uploaded 1991 performance of the acclaimed Emerson String Quartet performing Mozart's String Quartet No. 16 in E-Flat Major. Recorded live on May 15th, 1991 in Tokyo. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LeKCvxB7GA8 EMERSON...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Rising Star Zlatomir Fung – Davydov, ‘At the Fountain’, 2016 [VIDEO]

17 year old VC Rising Star, cellist Zlatomir Fung performing Russian cellist and composer Karl Davydov's 'At the Fountain' - with collaborative pianist Stefan...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Christel Lee – Sibelius 150th Birthday Commemoration Concert [VIDEO]

2015 Jean Sibelius International Violin Competition 1st Prize winner Christel Lee, from the United States performing Sibelius Violin Concerto in D Minor - at...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Rising Star SooBeen Lee – Bartok Violin Sonata No. 2 [2016]

Never-before-uploaded performance by the then 16 year old VC Rising Star SooBeen Lee, from South Korea, performing Bartok's 2nd Violin Sonata - with pianist...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC ‘Young Artist’ InMo Yang – Paganini Concerto, 2016 [VIDEO]

VC ‘Young Artist’ InMo Yang, from South Korea performing Paganini’s 1st Violin Concerto in D Major - with conductor Fabio Luisi and the Danish...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Vadim Repin – Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto, 15 Years Old [1986]

Incredible never-before-uploaded 1986 archival performance of the then 15 year old wunderkind, Vadim Repin performing Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto in D Major - with conductor...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC ‘Artist’ Clara-Jumi Kang – Mendelssohn D Minor Concerto [VIDEO]

VC ‘Artist’ Clara-Jumi Kang performing Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in D Minor - with conductor Christoph Poppen and the Cologne Chamber Orchestra. Recorded live on April...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Glenn Dicterow – Bruch Concerto, Live, New York Phil, 2014 [AUDIO]

Former New York Philharmonic Concertmaster, Glenn Dicterow performing the 3rd movement from Bruch's Violin Concerto No. 1 in G Minor. Recorded live in concert at...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Violinist Midori – Bach Violin Concerto in D Minor [2018]

Japanese-American violin virtuoso, Midori performing Bach's Violin Concerto in D Minor BWV 1052 - with conductor Ivan Ostapovych and the Ukrainian Festival Orchestra. Recorded live on the 24th...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Soloist Maximillian Simon’s Amazing Broken-String Recovery [MUST-SEE]

A masterclass in elegance. Soloist Maximilian Simon’s graceful recovery following a mid-performance e string break. Recorded live on January 6th, 2016 - with conductor Marc...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Ivry Gitlis – Sibelius Violin Concerto, 1955 [AUDIO]

Violin virtuoso Ivry Gitlis performing Sibelius Violin Concerto in D Minor  – with Jascha Horenstein and the Vienna Symphony Orchestra. Recorded live in Vienna on September 10, 1955. IVRY...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Artist Nikki Chooi – Franck Violin Sonata [2017]

Canadian violinist, VC Artist Nikki Chooi and pianist Seejoon Park performing Franck's Violin Sonata in A Major. Recorded on October 22, 2017 at the American Philosophical Society, in...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | German-Korean Virtuoso Christian Kim – ‘Der Erlkönig’, Hohenecken Castle

German-Korean violin virtuoso Christian Kim performing Heinrich Wilhelm Ernst's transcription of Schubert's "Der Erlkönig". Beautifully filmed and produced at Hohenecken Castle, in Germany - by German film...

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